Now Isn’t The Time To Do More

How are you doing this week? I know many of you are self-isolating at home, trying to adjust to the changes in your daily routine, work reality, and family life.  It’s hard keeping up with the challenges and expectations that this new reality brings. Suddenly, there are extra meals to prepare, constant dishes and laundry […]

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How I Learned To Thrive During The Holidays.

Do you enjoy the holiday season?  I do! Christmas is my favourite time of year. I love searching for the perfect tree, decorating the house, baking cookies, listening to festive music, and visiting with friends and family. Christmas makes me feel happy, peaceful, grateful, and calm.  I didn’t always feel this way. The holiday season used […]

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Dandelion blowing in the wind

Are You Ready To Forgive?

Do any of these emotions feel familiar? Resentment, blame, and anger. Guilt, regret, and shame. If so, you’re not alone. We all experience a range of complicated emotions when we feel hurt by someone else’s actions or deeply regret our own. But what happens when we hold on to negative feelings and the circumstances that […]

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let your true self shine

Let Your True Self Shine

True Story. I work on a committee that recognizes exceptional volunteers in my community. Every year we select outstanding candidates, host a significant celebratory event, and present awards. Last year, a very deserving woman refused to accept the award for which she’d been nominated. Why? Because she didn’t feel comfortable being recognized in a way […]

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Three simple benefits of summer

Three Ways You Benefit from Summer

You’ve been waiting for it all year. And it’s finally here. Hello, summer! It’s not like your day to day life has changed dramatically. You still have the job, the kids, the house, the dog, the errands, the bills, and commitments. In fact, you likely have even more things to do, such as organizing day […]

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